Episode 39-Tune Tale with Eileen Ivers

Shannon Heaton's show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Episode 39-Tune Tale with Eileen Ivers What’s a soccer ball, a school uniform, and a wedding dress have in common? New York-based fiddle...

Episode 38-Tune Tale with Jimmy Keane

Shannon Heaton's show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Episode 38-Tune Tale with Jimmy Keane Are all traditional tunes created equally? And if they aren’t, what happens to the, um, lesser tunes? Do...

Episode 37-Tune Tale with Helen Kisiel

Shannon Heaton’s show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Episode 37-Tune Tale with Helen Kisiel What do you do when language fails to capture a memory? Are cows and music a dangerous...

Episode 36-Tune Tale with Billy McComiskey

Shannon Heaton’s show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Episode 36-Tune Tale with Billy McComiskey Where do the tunes come from? When does inspiration hit? In this short off-season offering,...

Episode 35-Last Night’s Food

Shannon Heaton’s show about trad music and dance, and the bigger stories behind Irish, Scottish, and other Celtic traditions. Blog What’s up with the endless cups of Irish tea? Is there something genuinely nourishing about a pile of french fries and melted...